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and garages, everywhere. >> reporter: the city manager says in 1997 they saw flooding again and put in the trash racks to solve the problem. now they will consider building a bigger one or a bigger culvert. first they have to get through the winter. >> we'll put a temporary storm drain in while we develop a permanent fix. >> reporter: this sinkhole is 80 feet long, 40 feet wide, 15 feat deep. a gas line two water lines and a sewer line run under the road. the sewer line is diverted temporarily above ground and a handful of customers is getting water through the hoses. the utilities will be fully restored fairly soon. the city manager says they need dry weather to fix the road. >> probably install that in late spring or summer so a bottom line is that there's going to be a hole in the ground here for a long time. and mountain view drive is degree to be closed. >> reporter: now, the folks on the other side of this road aren't cut off from civilization but have to detour a block and a half. it's inconvenient and will last quite some time. ann notarangelo, cbs 5. >>> in the santa cruz m
removal independent of the city. it's not something both sides wanted but they can live with it and that's why they appeared to be having this settlement in front of a judge and will probably an proved. >> thank you. >>> soggy ground caused a tree crash through a master bedroom early this morning narrowly missing a couple sleeping in their bed. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us the close call. >> i was asleep. i woke up. and there was a tree in my house. >> reporter: it was much worse than the alarm clock at 7:30 this morning. the 100-foot cypress tree snapped and fell on the home in russian hill crashing through the roof of the master bedroom. >> 4 feet plus my bed and i wouldn't be standing here talking to you right now. so i'm blessed. >> reporter: neighbor lisa got a rude awakening too. >> i just heard the most massive crash that you could ever imagine. >> reporter: and then, she looked out of her window. >> then i saw a wall like water i guess that came off the tree after it hit the house. >> reporter: the tree also ripped down a power line. >> it's dangerous. >>
commission says city crews will be hard at work this weekend making sure water and sewage systems can handle the expected storm drainage. just last week a small downpour forced sewer water out of a manhole that was welded shut sending raw sewage on to ocean beach. could that happen agai? >> we hope not. we have cleared the system to deal with the onslaught of water. >> reporter: that unexpected leak of untreated water happened before six years ago. separately there are occasional discharges into the ocean part of the combined system that combines sewage with rain runoff running through the same pipes. in those release, the water is treated making sure no solids escape into the ocean. >> the beauty of a combined system is that we protect the bay and ocean because we treat the water. in san francisco we treat it and that's good. but it has a downside and when we have these heavy rains that fall in a short period of time, our system reaches capacity and we do these discharges. >> reporter: you can see the sign is still up which means the city is still advising people not to get in the water and
. there was more than a foot of water in the deepest part of this flooded intersection. san francisco city officials say they don't know when they can reason the great highway. they believe this roadway will be shut down for at least another day. i talked to pg&e. they tell me that right now in the bay area, about 670 customers are still without power. live here in san francisco, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> and tonight they are still feeling the effects of the storm this morning at sfo. delays of up to three hours are now down to about 2.5 hours. dozens of arrivals and departures were canceled this morning. no problems in san jose and oakland. >>> and tonight, many people are still preparing for the storms yet to come. cbs 5's roberta gonzales is in concord where they are handing out stand bags. >> reporter: many communities in the bay area are offering free sandbags to residents and businesses. so i went ahead to the eastern portion of our bay area where pleasanton we have san ramon, walnut creek, clayton and martinez and concord all offering free sandbags. the department of public works, a re
heights neighborhood. an area neighbors say gets the brunt of bad luck during storms. >> what's the city going to do to make sure the rest of the trees don't fall down? >> reporter: nobody was hurt. one neighbor said i guess it goes to show, you can't park anywhere in the city. in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> parts of the south bay got a good drenching. more than 7" of rain falling in parts of the santa cruz mountains. cbs 5 joe vazquez in santa cruz county. joe, i have word the storm claimed a life? >> reporter: that's right. a man died from this storm here in santa cruz county. it happened in the sokel creek in capitola that's going to be just southeast of santa cruz. our sister station kion said the man drowned. here in the santa cruz mountains a steady rain continues. the folks here, they are used to this. maybe a little too used to. in fact, we saw some folks who may have risked their lives clearing a road. take a look. the san lorenzo river is rushing fast. in fact, carol says it appears to be rising more dramatically than in years. she says only a day and a half ago it
into san jose, fremont, oakland and redwood city. your lows tonight in the low 50s. concord 51. a little milder tonight because we have cloud cover. another cloudy day today. but there's a difference between this weathermaker and the past several. one, it's not as juicy. there's not as much moisture in the atmosphere and two, we have an area of high pressure building in from the south which has shoved the storm track farther up to the north. it's pouring in seattle. it's pouring in portland. it's pouring in eugene. it's pouring in crescents city. but crescent city but not here in the bay area. after tomorrow high pressure will build off to the west giving's dry flow of air from the northwest and it's december so a northwest flow of air will be chilly. highs around 60, lows in the 30s. but you get the sunshine back as soon as the end of the week and into the weekend. we'll have showers throughout the morning commute but nothing too terribly heavy. it will be out of here by the evening and will clear out and thursday looks sunnier than the past couple of days. so what to expect? showers mo
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